125 Bathurst Street
|Sunday August 7th||12:00 PM - 1:00 PM|
|Wednesday August 10th||7:45 PM - 8:45 PM|
|Thursday August 11th||9:15 PM - 10:15 PM|
|Friday August 12th||6:00 PM - 7:00 PM|
Latecomers permitted throughout the performance.
Mature Language and Themes.
You’ve seen the protests. Adults have a lot to say about the new sex ed curriculum, but now it’s time to let teens give us The Talk.
SExT: Sex Education by Theatre empowers youth from a community where sexuality is a cultural taboo to take centre stage. Beginning as research by doctoral candidate Shira Taylor, SExT has evolved into an entertaining and powerful compilation of skits, songs, poems, raps and dances. SExT is a collaboration between local professional theatre artists and a diverse group of youth from Flemingdon and Thorncliffe Park – two immigration destinations in Toronto and the recent hub of protests opposing sex education reform in the wake of the first curriculum update since 1998. Come hear what these youth have to say about growing up in the age of cyber bullying, sexting and rape culture. SExT promises to leave audiences reconsidering preconceptions of young people, diversity, stereotypes, and sexuality. Who knows, you may learn a few things! #SExTEd
SExT: Sex Education by Theatre
Directed and Created by Shira Taylor; Written by The Ensemble with Shira Taylor; Produced by Nicole Buscema; Stage Managed by Beth Beardsley; Dramaturgy by Tom McGee; Artist Development by Elena Juatco; Education Outreach by Sarah Bruckschwaiger.
"Young artist-activists take the stage to tell the truth on their own terms in their own words. Nothing cute or coy about it though it is funny and surprising and alive." - Guillermo Verdecchia